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A woman was injured in fair condition when a light pole fell in Holon Israel today

2021-09-27T23:10:02.035Z

MDA medics and paramedics provided medical treatment and evacuated her to Sheba Hospital in Tel Hashomer.



A 40-year-old woman is in fair condition following an injury from a lighting pole that fell this evening (Saturday) in Holon.

MDA medics and paramedics provided medical treatment and evacuated her to Sheba Hospital in Tel Hashomer, while she was conscious, with injuries to her head and limbs.

While walking with the children: A woman was moderately injured by the collapse of a lighting pole in Holon // Photo: MDA operational documentation

MDA paramedic Naomi Zvi said: "It's just a miracle of Sukkot, we saw a large light pole falling on the sidewalk, and nearby a 40-year-old woman was lying fully conscious, she was in pain and suffering from injuries to her limbs and head.

We provided her with primary medical care in the field, which included medication.

The Fallen Pillar, Photo: MDA Operations Documentation

We put her in an intensive care unit and continued to treat her during the evacuation to the hospital, when her condition was moderate and stable.

"She told us in a way that the incident took place while she was walking with the children, and in a miracle the event did not end in a more difficult way."

Upon receiving the report of the incident, a lighting department drive arrived at the scene, isolated the pillar and dealt with the danger of electric shock from it.

The director of the lighting department also arrived, and the matter was transferred to the care and examination of the circumstances of the case.

According to witnesses at the scene, the bottom of the pillar was rotten and rusty.

Just a month ago, a 66-year-old resident of Rehovot, Dr. Anna Rimburg, was killed when a palm tree collapsed on the promenade in Tiberias. Anna, together with her husband and son, went to Tiberias to walk. Collapsed and hit her.

Her family members witnessed the disaster.

Source: israelhayom

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